Fashion Design Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for the completion of a degree in fashion design. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson core curriculum. Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Some secondary requirements, which are noted by an asterisk (*) in the list below, can also be used to fulfill a core curriculum requirement.

Major Requirements:

ART 274

History of Fashion

FDES 100

First-Year Fashion Design Seminar

FDES 200

Introduction to Textiles

FDES 201

Fashion Design I

FDES 202

Fashion Design II

FDES 203

Garment Construction Studio

FDES 205

Computer-Aided Pattern Design I

FDES 210

Fashion Illustration I

FDES 301

Fashion Design III

FDES 302

Fashion Illustration II

FDES 303

Fashion Design IV

FDES 305

Computer-Aided Pattern Design Il

FDES 401

Fashion Design V: Senior Studio I

FDES 403

Fashion Design Vl: Senior Studio ll

FDES 404

Fashion Design VII: Product Development~

FDES 417

Fashion Design Internship~

MKT 206

Principles of Marketing

Secondary Requirements:

ART 106

Introduction to Art History*

ART 110

Fundamentals of Design I

ART 113

Fundamentals of Design II

ART 116

Drawing I

ART 117

Drawing II

ART 217

Figure Drawing


Surface Design on Fabrics ~

IS 125

Fundamentals of Digital Media*

MATH 140

Basic Statistics*

MGT 210

Business Writing*


Basic Digital Photography*


Fashion Photography~

~Course under development

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